What Valerie’s Clients Have to Say!
“Thank you for the excellent 5 days you gave us; you are a class act and an absolute pleasure to work with. Not only were we impressed (again) with your knowledge, but your natural delivery ability, genuine honesty and approachability made workplace bullying far more accessible to the audience than it might have been otherwise. You truly are delightful and we love your sense of humour!”
Business & Industry Liaisons
Alberta Employment & Immigration
“A conceptual breakthrough in understanding workplace bullying and how it really affects people and organizations. More importantly, Valerie’s content is filled with great common sense how-to’s that are easy to understand and implement. Right on the mark!”
Senior Vice President
Community Savings Credit Union
“It has been our distinct pleasure to have presented Valerie Cade as a business speaker at the 2008 Virginia State SHRM Conference. She offered proven ideas to “Bully- Proof” workplaces and her participant evaluations were the highest of any speaker at our conference. Val’s ability to establish rapport and engage her audience is both effective and energizing.
Many of the seminar participants report their total satisfaction with the abilities of Valerie Cade to “Bully-Proof the Workplace”. In addition, the practical implementation plans and advice she gave were the practical “take-aways” that everyone remarked positively about. Having this session certified for educational credits was fantastic.
I would highly recommend Valerie Cade as an exceptionally qualified speaker on a number of business topics. I am confident that every audience would find value and inspiration in her presentations.
P.S. Valerie also filled in at the last minute due to a speaker cancellation and delivered “How to Build Trust With People You Don’t Understand, Don’t Connect With, But Have to Work With” to a packed room (word got out!). She received a perfect score and inspired us to go back to work energized, confident and able!”
Society Human Resource Management Conference Coordinator
“I write to thank you for the excellent workshops you facilitated on Bullying in the Workplace at the University of Virginia. The workshops were not only informative and full of strategies for addressing bullying situations but were also engaging and thought provoking. Your presentation fulfilled all our objectives of increasing awareness and informing participants of practical tools that they could immediately put to use.
Evaluations were overwhelmingly positive with several that stated that you are one of the best speakers that they have ever heard. I am still receiving comments from participants expressing their appreciation to you for being available for one-on-one conversations prior to and after the workshops. This was an unexpected benefit that our employees were very grateful to have received.
I was impressed with the efforts that you made to assess what the participants needed you to focus on, and your ability to make the presentation relevant for the diverse group of attendees. It was a pleasure to work with you and I hope that we will have the good fortune of being able to have you back”.
Ombudsman & ADA Coordinator
University of Virginia
“Valerie is a very energetic, dynamic, entertaining, as well as a well organized speaker.
In Valerie’s keynote address, “Encouraging the Encouragers” Valerie immediately captured our attention and kept it with her enthusiasm, energy and sense of humor. She inspired and encouraged us so we could go back to work feeling energized and recharged.
Valerie’s second session, “Yes! You Can Create a Respectful Culture – How to Bully-Proof Your Workplace” provided participants with useable and understandable knowledge that can be easily transferred and applied in the workplace. She clearly defined bullying and how to deal with it.
I would highly recommend Valerie as a competent, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic speaker for any of your future workshops and conventions.”
Queen Alexandra Place
Conference Coordinator: Alberta Managers
“Valerie’s presentation on “Bully Free at Work” hit many different and positive notes with the staff at Camrose Association For Community Living. Her vibrant spirit and personal stories added to the overall presentation.
One staff states “Everything she said was pertinent to life, not just the work place but every day living. I really believe that it would be so beneficial for more people to see and hear what she had to say. I honestly think that if more people hear what she has to say the entire world would be a much better place and people would get along better.”
Valerie’s research into this topic is aimed at not only Management and Supervisors, but at all employees. She gives us insight into how to deal with bullying, and how to fix the problem. Being aware of a situation is important and Valerie has made this her life work, changing attitudes and changing lives.
Another CAFCL states that “Valerie is a charismatic speaker, who gave me the courage to stand up for myself. She added great humour to her presentation, and had great stories that we could all relate too.”
Valerie presents the information in a simple to follow manner and provides inspirational tools that will grow any organization.”
Director of Human Resources
Camrose Association for Community Living
“Valerie, it was a joy to watch and listen to you. You are the kind of person that enhances the credibility of the entire profession. Frankly you are just one of the best I’ve seen in Canada.”
President & CEO PK Canada
First National President Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS)
“Valerie: Welcome to “the family”! Your presentation was so good that many of us were wanting more. That is a true compliment to you, as that doesn’t occur most of the time. We all very much appreciated the personalizing of the research findings about chiropractic and the blending of it with your information – simply excellent.”
President, College of Chiropractors of Alberta
“I was impressed with the work that you put into preparing your Session! This preparation made the session very timely and informative and the manner in which you presented was interesting and entertaining. You also made a great impression on those who attended as proven by an overwhelming favorable response on a questionnaire distributed at the close of the event. During subsequent meetings, those attendees shared with their peers some of the concepts you passed on and this has generated interest in having you speak to our association members again. Simply the best we’ve had!”
Director, Member Services
AB Trucking Industry Safety Association (ATISA)
“Valerie was one of our keynote speakers at our recent Home Care and Support Association conference and she was terrific. Our group of eight-five all work in the Home Health Care industry – big and small agencies, government and private agencies, very diverse group. Participants had one thing in common, we were all dwelling on our problem. Valerie with her enthusiasm, humor and high energy plus her knowledge took us beyond our problem. I have correlated many conference evaluations and have never seen a keynote speaker get 100% excellent – Valerie got excellent on every evaluation!!! I would highly recommend Valerie for any group.”
Director, Calgary Home Support Services Ltd.
“Valerie delivers a clear and relevant message with an enthusiasm that captures everyone’s attention. Her evaluations were outstanding and I believe one delegate’s quote says it all: “Thank you Valerie, you were just what I needed to get back on track”. Valerie is an inspirational speaker with the strength, knowledge and experience to successfully target the key issues. Valerie puts her heart and soul into her speaking and I would recommend her to any organization looking for a refreshing and professional approach that is results oriented.“
Alberta Senor Citizens Housing Association
“Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Your time with us was well received, inspirational, engaging and relevant. I appreciate you so much as a speaker – you are very eloquent, personable, clear and have a relaxed delivery! I so enjoyed your stories, your humor – I enjoyed all of it. I know everyone did! Thanks again – loved it!! You are very gifted.”
“Your presentation was very well received by our members. You have a speaking style that is presented in a professional manner that captivates and inspires your audience. You made a phenomenal impression and I truly believe that the audience will remember your presentation for years to come. The information in your speech and the personal stories you shared with us was both insightful and thought-provoking.”
Promotional Products Association, Ontario
“Thank you for facilitating our retreat with all of our lawyers and management team to work together effectively as a team. Your information was provided to us in an entertaining, thoughtful and content-focused manner that did not waste anyone’s time and respected the intelligence and abilities of all participants. There were many illuminating moments and all of us left with a renewed vigor and enthusiasm for the work we do and a better understanding of our colleagues.
Because our lawyer retreat had been so successful, we asked you to undertake a follow up one-day seminar with both lawyers and support staff. Again, your willingness to meet with all staff individually beforehand to identify their thoughts and needs was very much appreciated and created a safe and welcoming environment for us all. We learned to develop trust, be accountable to those we work with directly, and develop more understanding and compassion towards coworkers and clients. In addition, you helped us determine what overall attitudes and characteristics are needed from everyone here to create a “winning team” and truly feel part of something that “makes a difference”.
I know that in the time you were here you made everyone feel as if you were a friend they could talk to. The sessions were uplifting and lively, but also laden with solid content. Our office derived great benefit!”
Associate Senior Counsel
Family Law Office, Calgary
See What Targets Have To Say:
“I have just recently landed on the other side of a corporate bullying experience which was incredibly painful over a period of months. I came close to folding under the abuse. “Bully Free at Work” is the most useful and validating piece of information I have come across to date and it has helped me with my healing and empowerment to become even stronger. Thank you very much!”
“Bully Freeat Work” is complete with the specific tools I needed, not just another rendition of ‘the problem’. I really felt I could deal with the bully. This is THE book anyone exposed to workplace bullying should read. Thank you for hope restored.”
“I think you just saved my life at work! I was alone last night going over and over the nasty emails my boss had sent me. It isn’t the type of problem that friends or family can help you with. Luckily for me, I searched google for how to deal with a bad boss and found your link. I bought your ebook and read every word of it today, some of it twice! I can’t tell you what a relief it was to see the bully in writing. I see now what happened and why. Thank you for the education! It was money well spent and I will tell everyone about this book! I will no longer accept being bullied by anyone! If that means I need to get a new job then so be it. Thank you for restoring me to the reality that this isn’t about me; it’s about the narcissist bully!”
“Bully Free at Work” has helped me unmask my bully boss to the Director of the company where I work. It has made me understand that the problem is my bully boss, and not me. It has given me a shield to avoid my bully boss with his continued abuse of work load. I can now work in peace and think clearly and have a better and higher productivity. It has given me more self-confidence and security at my workplace.
Yes, I definitely recommend this book to others, and I have read the whole website and have got the best ever valuable information and very important videos. I like every single bit of information, because it is explained in detail with specific words on every different situation. “
“I had been bullied by my boss for years before I found your site. The information I gained allowed me to recognize exactly what he was doing both to me and to the rest of our department. Without your help, I am sure that I would now been unemployed, (and probably unemployable). However, I have been vindicated, all I can say is thank you, thank you, thank you for the help you have given us!”
“I wish to congratulate you on such an amazing book for Bullying in the Workplace. I never knew bullying was such an issue until it happened to me. I found “Bully Free at Work” to be the only source with all the necessary information to address the denial of the bullying at work. “Bully Free at Work” is the perfect gift to hand anyone who feels they are being bullied. ”
“Office bullies are more common than you might think. One U.S. survey estimates that at least one in six workers has been bullied, which may explain what’s driving up sales of self-help manuals like “Bully Free at Work”, which you can buy on the Internet for just $29.97, a real deal compared with an hour with your therapist.”
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